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Seismic shift: MRMC on the potential of robotic camera systems to next generation remote production

By Marius Merten, manager robotic imaging, MRMC The impact of remote production has been seismic. Accelerated by COVID and the necessity to stop moving people into and out of infection risk environments, it has moved from the merely experimental phase to ubiquitous requirement with astonishing rapidity. The arguments in support of remote production – lower costs […]  More

Build it and they will come: Cerberus pinpoints the challenges and opportunities of sports broadcasting fragmentation

By Chris Clarke, chief executive, Cerberus Tech There have never been more opportunities for sports organisations to share their content with fans. But the growing complexity in the broadcast media space, combined with the diverse nature of the sports sector, present some key challenges. It is clear that the continuing demand for sports content will […]  More

Capturing the cloud: on why change is now constant in sports broadcasting

By Andrew Heimbold, CEO, Over the past year, the sports broadcast industry has experienced massive change. While it has been a very challenging 12 months, there has been a huge amount of progression. The way we work has changed for good, and also for the better. The industry was already migrating to the cloud, […]  More

Diversity and inclusion in sports broadcasting firmly on the agenda at IBC [VIDEO]

IBC recently published a video panel discussion called ‘Diversity and Inclusion in Sports Broadcasting’ as part of its IBC content programme, which is now available to view on demand. Hosted by Ekta Hutton, head of the HBS Broadcast Academy, speakers scrutinised how the world of sports broadcasting is changing. Hutton was joined by Mirta Lourenco, […]  More

Fast, furious and futuristic: Extreme E celebrates successful first championship and looks ahead to second season

Rosberg X Racing (RXR) were crowned champions of the first season of Extreme E, securing the title after finishing fourth in the season-ending Jurassic X Prix in Dorset in December. RXR drivers Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson took the title after winning three of the five events of the inaugural FIA-sanctioned all-electric SUV rally championship. […]  More

Archiving specialist IMES renews Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe

Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES), the media and entertainment division of Iron Mountain Incorporated, has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. IMES offers a physical and digital media archiving service for the media and entertainment industries, with clients ranging from sports teams and leagues to brand archives, footage, individual collections and estates. It […]  More

DAZN Studios launched to create original content for global distribution

Sports streaming service DAZN is to launch a dedicated content development division called DAZN Studios as it looks to create more original films and series for global distribution. DAZN is further investing in its global original production strategy with the launch of specialist content development arm DAZN Studios. The division will enhance the company’s ability […]  More

All roads lead to the cloud: Mediakind looks deep into the metaverse for its 2022 sports broadcasting predictions

By Chris Wilson, director of market development, sports, MediaKind Sports broadcasters, content owners and operators are at a pivotal juncture in how they package, market and deliver their media services to fans. While traditional broadcast rights remain a primary revenue generator, the audience shift to streaming platforms is well underway. Nielsen reported in August 2021 […]  More

Betting on growth: Stats Perform tackles the shifting expectations and behaviours of sports media in 2022

By Nancy Hensley, chief product and marketing officer, Stats Perform The burgeoning betting industry and increasing demand for data-driven storytelling have inspired game-changing strategies at the heart of the sports media sector in 2021. As we look ahead to 2022, there is plenty to suggest that such trends will continue to open up unprecedented engagement […]  More